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Reversing light switch 147 53plate

Hey all,

I have had issues with my reversing light. bulb is fine, wiring tested from the bulb to the battery and seems the issue rests with the switch located in the gearbox housing. Before ordering the part i just want to confirm that there maybe isn't anything else i may have missed that someone has already come across?

Oh and the fuse is fine as well

So, a) Has anyone else come across anything else that could cause the problem,
and b) Does anyone know the part number or description just so i don't end up with the incorrect switch?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Done this twice on my 156. Easy job with socket on extension bar through battery tray. Battery needs removing but nothing else. Switch is only 15 from europarts but I've found that taking it out and pressing it loads makes it work again. Hopefully the 147 is the same.
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I assume you've checked the wires haven't broken where they enter the switch loom connector ? Seems to be a common problem with the reversing light.
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Yeah I checked the wiring down to the plug itself. Sounds good. Thanks guys
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Pull the plug from the switch, short its two contacts with a wire, if reverse light comes on, then it's the switch.
On my GT I was able to unplug the connector and do the test without removing anything, bit tight but possible.
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